Weight loss and Health

Everything in moderation -the saying that triggers my eating disorder

“You can eat whatever you want, as long as you do so in moderation” This was the biggest myth I’ve heard all throughout my life from well-meaning individuals who comment on my weight or eating plans. For someone who has an eating disorder and food addiction, moderation just simply does not exist. I am a… Read More Everything in moderation -the saying that triggers my eating disorder

Recipes and Goodies

Morningstar Prime Grillers with Cheese and Sautéed Mushrooms

I absolutely love burgers! However, I haven’t had a red meat burger in a while as we are trying to make healthier choices and eat more plant-based foods. Of course, we are not going completely plant-based, however, slow and steady changes can make a difference. So we’ve swapped our regular burgers for veggie burgers. I’m… Read More Morningstar Prime Grillers with Cheese and Sautéed Mushrooms

Rants and Ramblings

Therapy Talks: What is it like to be you?

“What is it like…to be you?” No one ever asked me that before. Sitting across the room from her on the uncomfortable violet couch staring at her decorative wooden clock. I told her what it felt like…to feel driven by addiction to food and working on recovery from my eating disorder. To rarely feel satiety.… Read More Therapy Talks: What is it like to be you?

Weight loss and Health

Need Meal Plan Inspiration? Two Weeks, $75 a Week Meal with all meals from home.

Good fabulous Sunday Mor….Um…..Afternoon! I thought I would share our meal plan for the next two weeks with you all so you can see what’s going down in our budget and our bellies lol. This is our breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack plan with no fast food or outside purchases. We are still slowly phasing… Read More Need Meal Plan Inspiration? Two Weeks, $75 a Week Meal with all meals from home.

Recipes and Goodies

Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

You know me, if it’s cheap, filling, and healthy…..I’m all on board! Well, there is absolutely no better frugal food than beans and with so many ways to jazz them up, you’ll never get bored. One of my favorite ways to transform beans that I find on sale is to combine them into a hearty,… Read More Quick and Easy 4 Bean Chili: A Frugal Yet Healthy Dish

Rants and Ramblings

Is the body positive movement glorifying obesity?

You see it, I see it, we all see it. Women smiling, taking selfies, gathering around friends, posting pictures across all social media platforms. They are living their lives, one day at a time, capturing those memories and giving us glimpses into their precious moments. But there’s one small issue… apparently… if the woman is… Read More Is the body positive movement glorifying obesity?

Rants and Ramblings

Admiring the beauty of others: A lesson on comparison

“Admire the beauty in others without questioning your own” – unknown   Yes, it’s possible. It’s possible to look at another woman (or man, if you’re a male reading this) and admire something they have without doubting your own beauty or pulling your own life into question. In a room full of flowers, I can… Read More Admiring the beauty of others: A lesson on comparison

Spiritual Fitness

Using Affirmations to Change Negative Self Talk

Affirmations, some people hear that word and their eyes immediately roll into the back of their heads. “You’ve got to be kidding me, repeating this BS over and over will suddenly change my life? Do you want me to wear yoga pants and drink green tea too?” The truth is, you practice daily affirmations to… Read More Using Affirmations to Change Negative Self Talk

Recipes and Goodies

Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches

Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches There is always a discussion in the health community on whether or not you should skip breakfast. With intermittent fasting growing in popularity, more people are choosing to forego their 9am breakfast and eat around 11am. Well, the truth is, even in that scenario you are still eating your breakfast… Read More Budget Meal Prep: Breakfast Sandwiches